In documentary of a decade ago, it seems Ho Chi Minh approached the US government shortly after WW2. His plea was to convince France to abandon its Vietnamese colony. His logic was based on the liberty implied in the US Constitution — and the Vietnamese also deserved that liberty.

The Americans (probably Truman) did not want to annoy their good ally, France. So democratic principles were abandoned. The result: a war that went on far too long.

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